Amazon Faces Sharp Questions about Its Market Power before House Judiciary Committee; ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell Testifies

Date: 15 Jul 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On Tuesday, July 16, Stacy Mitchell testified on Amazon’s market power before the House Judiciary Committee for a hearing on the monopoly power of big tech platforms.… Read More

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Features ILSR Broadband Maps and Research

Date: 19 Jun 2019 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Hasan Minhaj explains how monopoly Internet Service Providers are keeping millions of Americans from quality Internet on his weekly Netflix show Patriot Act. Minhaj, citing our Profiles of Monopoly report, points to monopoly broadband providers as one of the main reasons for slow speeds, poor service, and uneven access. … Read More

In Op-Ed for Waste Advantage, Neil Seldman Argues Recycling is Not Dying

Date: 8 May 2019 | posted in: Media Coverage, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

If you read accounts of recycling in the mass media, you may be convinced that recycling is on its deathbed after a 45-year run. Reality is more complex and more encouraging. Recycling is not dying. The recycling movement born in the late 1960s and joined by the anti-garbage incineration movement in the late 1970s has captured the hearts and minds of the U.S. public and it is not losing ground. What is challenging is the recycling model offered by consolidated garbage hauling companies. Actual recycling is about to get a big stimulus from the recent restrictions on exporting materials to China. Recycling is reacting to a crisis that is not of its own making but for which it has solutions.… Read More

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